Watch: Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic delivers Wembley warning

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Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic

Barcelona return to the scene of glorious triumph as they travel to Tottenham’s temporary home Wembley on Wednesday night in their Champions League Group B blockbuster.

The clash brings back happy memories for the Catalans who have spoken in reverence of returning to the national stadium for the first time since their 2011 domination of Manchester United in the Champions League final.

That 3-1 battering of Sir Alex Ferguson’s side is used as a yardstick for the subsequent failures in Europe with Lionel Messi and Co. desperate to rectify their Champions League drought this season.

And ahead of the clash midfielder Ivan Rakitic said he hoped to continue the side’s positive history at Wembley.

Check out the video below to see what the Croatian had to say…

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Barcelona, Man City and Liverpool target Adrien Rabiot rejects third contract offer from PSG

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Barcelona’s hopes of landing France midfielder Adrien Rabiot have increased again after he rejected a third contract offer from  Paris Saint-Germain, according to reports.

Rabiot, 23, has been resistant to the Ligue 1 champions’ overtures as they attempt to prevent him leaving on a free transfer when his terms expire in summer 2019.

Mundo Deportivo have stated that his spurning of a deal worth €7.2 million per annum means Barca could arrange a cut-price transfer in January. If not then, they’d swoop for nothing at the end of 2018/19.

Rabiot has scored 12 times in 144 Ligue 1 appearance since his 2012 debut.

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Live Barcelona Blog: Harry Kane sets sights on chasing Lionel Messi's records

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The Sport360 Team is in place bringing you the latest Barcelona news on Tuesday.

Blaugrana are gearing up for Wednesday evening’s Champions League clash against Tottenham at Wembley, and will be hoping to bounce back from the disappointment of failing to win in each of their past three La Liga matches.

As ever, get in touch with us throughout the day on Twitter and Facebook.

7.12pm – Harry Kane sets sights on chasing Lionel Messi’s records

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Harry Kane is desperate to outshine Lionel Messi at Wembley – and then start chasing the Barcelona superstar’s records.

Read what the Tottenham striker had to say about the Argentine legend here.

5.57pm – Talking points ahead of Barcelona’s key trip to Tottenham

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Barcelona travel to Wembley to face Tottenham in a crucial Champions League group stage showdown which could leave the Premier League club on the brink of elimination before their campaign has properly begun.

Here are three big talking points ahead of the game from Andy West.

4.50pm – Arturo Vidal key if Barcelona switch to 4-4-2 against Tottenham

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It’s a game Tottenham simply can’t afford to lose after the last-gasp gut-punch inflicted by Inter Milan in their Champions League opener.

If there’s any time to face Barcelona it is now, however, as the Blaugrana stumble into Wembley having picked up two league points out of a possible nine against modest competition.

Where will the game be won or lost? Chris Bailey looks at two of the biggest factors.

1.30pm – ‘Complete breakdown’ in Messi and Pique relationship, report claims

Long-time team-mates: Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique.

The relationship between Barcelona stars Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique has completely broken down, according to El Chiringuito.

The Spanish television show are reporting that tensions between the pair are said to have grown in wake of Blaugrana’s recent poor form, which has seen the Catalan club draw two and lose one of their last three La Liga games. Read more here.

12.30pm – Essential stats ahead of Spurs v Barca

Maestro: Lionel Messi.

Maestro: Lionel Messi.

A closer look at the key numbers before Barca face Mauricio Pochettino’s men.

9.15am – Kane and Messi set to duel

Wednesday's clash sees Kane vs Messi for the first time.

Wednesday’s clash sees Kane vs Messi for the first time.

The stage is set for Harry Kane and Lionel Messi to lock horns for the first time at the home of English football.

Read Aditya Devavrat’s pre-match talking points.

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